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for the victims of superstorm sandy. many still don't have enough heat, holes in roofs and walls making small space heaters useless. susan candiotti is in new york and visited some of the folks still struggling. susan? >> don, three months into the cleanup following superstorm sandy, a lot of people are still waiting for repairs, and now they have this wintry blast that's just adding to their misery. now, for some, their heat and power has been turned back on. but for others, well, they're still living with family and friends and still more are living in hotels or apartments being paid for by fema. now, the owner of this house is in a battle with the city. they say it can be repaired. she has other experts telling her it needs to be demolished. she told us how tough it is on her family. >> it's hard. i mean, it's been emotionally hard from the beginning. you first have the shock, and you don't realize what's going on. and then you basically go through the motions of what you need to do and what you have to do and all the red tape. >> i just can't take this anymore. i just want my mom -- i jus
. proceeds will benefit the sandy hook school support fund. >>> tuesday is super bowl media day at the spro dome in new orleans. that's when fans fill the stands to watch their favorite super bowl players get interviewed by the press. >>> wednesday, tax season officially begins, ugh. the irs begins processing individual income tax returns, 1040 forms. other forms can be filed in late february or early march. new tax laws force the irs to update their systems and delay filing season this year. >>> on thursday senate confirmation hearings begin for defense secretary chuck hagel. he has secured support from several key senators but he's expected to face tough questioning from some republican opponents. and friday is expected to be hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. the exact timing of her departure depends on hearings for john kerry who president obama tapped to replace her. that will do it for me. cnn newsroom continues right now with don lemon. have a great week. >>> hello, everyone. top of the hour. i'm don lemon. thank you so much for joining us. survivors of a nightclub fir
to put it into the senate version of the sandy supplemental. it did not get into the house side. we're still looking for the house to act. with respect to mali, senator, there was a country that made progress on its democracy. unfortunately, it suffered a military coop, some groups as well as other groups had been in the employ of gadhafi. with his fall, they came out of libya bringing huge amount of weapons from the enormous stores of weapons that gadhafi and others. at the same time, there was a move by the al qaeda and maghreb and we've been working to upgrade security around northern mali. algeria is the only one with any real ability to do that. most of these countries don't have the capacity to do that. we are now trying to help put together an african force from ecowa so african soldiers will be in the front of this fight. the malians asked the french to come in. france is one of our oldest allies. we are trying to provide support to them. but this is going to be a very serious, ongoing threat because if you look at the size of northern mali, if you look at the topography, it
gook. >> the frigid weather is hitting especially hard for some victims of superstorm sandy. some are finding their terrible weather now is not helping matters at all. susan candiotti is there. susan, i see behind you tents in this weather, people have resorted to living pretty much outside. >> reporter: actually, no, these tents are not set up for people to live here. but they are acting because of a woman who is helping people out as a place where they can gather, where they can get a hot meal and where they can talk to each other about, frankly, getting through this cold weather and more importantly getting through living through the aftermath of hurricane sandy. so let me show you around this place, this is a tent set up by a woman, who is trying to gather supplies like car seats and the normal things you would need to get by after a storm. all kinds of things to help in your household. and this tent has been sent up, being heated, they received a heater a month ago from the police commissioner of new york city, ray kelly, who donated it. and inside this tent, you have some pe
those devastated by superstorm sandy. you know the back story. republicans balked at getting money to disaster victims unless costs were offset. the idea enraged northeast governors like republican chris christie. >> disaster relief was something that you didn't play games with, but now in this current atmosphere, everything is the subject of oneupsmanship, everything is a possibility, a piece of bait for the political game. it is why the american people hate congress. >> today survivors will be watching to see if lawmakers actually vote to send $50 billion their way. our national correspondent jason carroll live in hard hit staten island, new york, where people are desperately waiting for that help. good morning. >> reporter: many go, carol. nowhere can that desperation be felt more than here on hamden street in long island. this was a vacant lot. there was a home here that's been demolished yesterday. the other homes, questions on whether they'll be demolished. workers still working on the house. you can see the yellow sign on this door. so many doors in the neighborhood. con edi
for sandy victims, we will take you live to one neighborhood where crews are demolishing homes. >>> horror at the club. and now arrests in the fire that killed more than 200. >>> plus, jonbenet ramsey would have been 23 years old. but now new word that her parents were close to being indicted for her death. >>> and a manhunt under way for an inmate who escaped not once, but twice. and his method is stunning police. the news is now. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just click away with our free mobile app. try capzasin-hp. it penetrates deep to block pain signals for hours of relief. capzasin-hp. take the pain out of arthritis. >>> shifting our attention now to cyberspace. trouble is abreuing at the intersectio
money for the hurricane sandy victims, so that's off the agenda for now. anyway, our karen maginnis is joining us now, meteorologist who's probably experiencing one of your busier weeks, so to speak. these pictures are interesting and the ice shoves are interesting but i keep saying over and over, this is deadly stuff. i grew up this in weather and it can kill you. >> yes, it really can and it doesn't take a lot. and we talk about the ice and definitely for people who are going to be driving through tennessee and kentucky and portions of ohio. the ice is the big factor. you can't see it. it's blass ice in a lot of cases. it's moving through fairly quickly, especially across kentucky. by the way, we'll just go ahead and show you what's happening along interstate 65. this is along the blue ridge parkway. this right here is interstate 65. just south of that near elizabe elizabethtown they have a pileup there because of icy conditions. it's become at least aggravating and at best you're going to be slowed down but at worse it could cause quite a few traffic accidents. watch out for that
turns it into frozen mist. very cool. >>> ready to get away from the cold? a trip to belize offers sandy beaches, great diving and not much hassle. holly ferfer shows us why so many americans are taking advantage of this tropical escape. >> reporter: tourism is up more than 10% in the central american country of belize. according to the tourism board. and for good reason. >> the dollar can stretch farther than in more developed caribbean countries, and english is the language. so it's a relatively easy place to travel in. >> reporter: just a few-hour flight from miami is belize city, also the port of call for cruise ships. but you may want to get out of the city to really experience the best of belize. >> there is a crime problem in belize city, so you really don't want to stay there any longer than you need to. >> reporter: belize is about the size of massachusetts. you can take in rain forests, relax on caribbean beach, and dive the longest barrier reef in the western hemisphere. >> there's marine reserves you don't want to miss. there's shark ray alley, where you can go snorkeling or
for relief three months after hurricane sandy. that's what happened the week before halloween. and that's how long they've been waiting for help. and now help could be coming soon in the form of $50 billion. a federal aid package to be specific. the senate is scheduled to vote today on this very long delay. may i say again, the week before halloween. highly anticipated sands difficult relief package but that aid can't come fast enough for people who are getting through this horrible cold front standing by heaters. trying to rebuild their homes. trying to rebuild their lives. but more importantly, they're just trying to keep warm. jason carroll is right now on staten island. you know, it's hard to believe that it has been this long and that they have suffered through all of the indignities of losing your home and waiting for aid and then this cold snap. what are they saying about this when you talk to them? >> reporter: well, they're december stated. you see evidence of that here on hampton street in staten island. this street when you take a look at that vacant lot there, ashlei ashleigh, it
superstorm sandy, he said the issue must be addressed. >>> home improvement giant lowe's plans to hire 54,000 part-time workers this spring and will also add 9,000 permanent part-time jobs. the company says it's looking to beef up staff around peak shopping times. >>> we're watching shares of apple dive, i mean dive today following an earnings report that fell short of analyst expectations. alison kosik is at the new york stock exchange and you prekik d predicted this and as always you were right. >> reporter: as always. we're watching apple shares drop like a rock down 11%. we look at what apple said in its earnings after the bell. they cannibalized themselves. people wound out buying lower priced products, instead of buying the iphone 4, more bought the iphone 4 or 4s. instead of the ipad they bought the ipad mini. apple reported record profits. they sold 48 million iphones in the latest quarter, more than half a million iphones sold every day in october, november, and december combined. you look at their ipad sales almost 23 million ipads sold. apple sold 12.6 million ipods so as much
superstorm sandy may not have enough heat. >> we are freezing here. >> reporter: one reason warming centers are springing up in cold weather cities giving the most vulnerable young and old some relief. >> i haven't had hot water and heat for three days. yesterday a little bit of heat came on. the only heat we got was in the bathroom. >> reporter: in syracuse a heavy down fall lowering visibility giving snow blowers a workout making it tough for postal carriers to get from house to house. >> hopefully the drive way will be plowed. >> reporter: in iowa city, iowa 1 degree below zero. extra blankets needed to keep the cement floors warm. >> it is a stressful environment. we are trying to keep them as comfortable. >> reporter: outside pittsburgh when a water main broke single digit temperature turned gushing water into a sheet of ice. skimming across the ice at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour in what looks like a mini kayak with a sail. for those who have to work outside -- >> as long as i bundle up i am good. >> reporter: maybe the best way to get by is thinking hot. >> key largo is a great
sandy, the superstorm, wait it hit new york new jersey that put it back on the map. it wasn't talked about by either candidate in the last round. i was totally thrilled, not just that, he spoke to every stripe in his rainbow coalition, historic statement with regard to lesbians, gays, the entire, new emerging majority. all of that i think is in jeopardy if we don't do anything about climate change. he can do a lot of things with executive orders, the existing coal plants could be made more clean with executive authority. also he should do a bilateral with the leadership of china. china's having a horrible environmental crisis, air quality's going down. an opportunity for both superpowers to sit down. the president's unleashed, unchained, willing to speak from his heart. you'll see a very different second term. >> anna, you're always unleashed and unchained, anna. you are never a wallflower about any of these things. talk about the tone here because fellow republicans not happy about it. they didn't think it was genuine reaching across the group. they called it, quote, a harshly ideol
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recently, we're all people of sandy hook. >> yeah. oh, my, george, we do have to take a break. more with you just on other side. and later on, we're going to get you ready for the screen actor guilds awards. who's favored to take home one of these statues. erables you either leave this bloodied or with my blood on your swords. >> oh, my. if anything ever called for an oh myy it's that classic scene from "star trek." that is impressive. we're back talking with actor george takei. he's in new york, the author of the book "oh myy!" there goes the internet. you tweet such funny stuff. what's the funniest thing you tweeted or the cattiest? run us through some of those. >> you can be funny and also relevant and have a commentary on social or political situations. and one of them was when a tennessee politician tried to introduce a bill to make criminal the use of the word "gay" by teachers, which is ridiculous. it's outrageous. first of all, there is free speech in this country, the first amendment. and so this man doesn't even know our constitution. what i did was all right, if you're go
. not kidding there. >>> moving on, it's hard to believe it was october when superstorm sandy hit new jersey and new york. there are still a lot of folks who are waiting and need help. they have to make repairs, replace their homes. relief could finally be coming in the form of $50 billion in federal aid. jason carroll is on staten island right now. folks are looking to the money. fair to say, $50 billion to be voted on in the senate later today. certainly it won't deal with the frustration and anger people are having and feeling. they're just trying to get their lives back together and they haven't seen the money. >> reporter: that's because they've been waiting so long. it's been three months for so many people out here in staten island. we were in another street earlier today. right now we moved to topping street. it's the same situation everywhere we go. if you look down the street the there, that looks like a vacant lot. there used to be a house there. it was red tagged and has been condemned. people on this block are still waiting to see what their status will be, if their house will b
from newtown, connecticut. proceeds will benefit the sandy hook school support fund. >>> tuesday is super bowl media day at the spro dome in new orleans. that's when fans fill the stands to watch their favorite super bowl players get interviewed by the press. >>> wednesday, tax season officially begins, ugh. the irs begins processing individual income tax returns, 1040 forms. other forms can be filed in late february or early march
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